2021 IFM Annual Meeting: International aspects of digital currencies and fintech

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CfP Deadline Date:
May 30, 2021

Conference Event:
October 19-20, 2021

Event Location:
Frankfurt am Main, Germany or online

Keynote speaker(s):

  • Eswar Prasad (Cornell University)
  • Tara Rice (Bank for International Settlements)

Organizer(s):
Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA) and the ECB

The Central Bank Research Association (CEBRA) is organising the fifth annual meeting of its International Finance and Macroeconomics Program jointly with the European Central Bank (ECB). The meeting will be hosted by the ECB on 19-20 October 2021 and will focus on the implications of the growing role of digital currencies and fintech for the international monetary and financial system.

Keynote speakers: Eswar Prasad (Cornell University) and Tara Rice (Bank for International Settlements)

Invited presenters (confirmed): Raphael Auer (Bank for International Settlements)

The aim of the conference is to bring together high-quality researchers and policymakers. We invite researchers to submit empirical and theoretical contributions to topics related, but not limited, to the impact of:

  • design features of central bank digital currencies and global stablecoins on the international monetary system
  • central bank digital currencies and global stablecoins on exchange rates, capital flows and global financial assets
  • central bank digital currencies and global stablecoins on global monetary policy spillovers and spill-backs
  • central bank digital currencies and global stable coins on the international role of currencies
  • fintech on international capital flows and global financial stability
  • digital currencies and fintech on the effectiveness of capital controls and macro prudential policies


Further Information:

Papers should be submitted by 30 May 2021 to ECBCEBRA2021@ecb.europa.eu. The authors of accepted papers will be notified by 1 July 2021. The format of the meeting (virtual/hybrid/in-person) will be decided on at a later date. Questions can be emailed to arnaud.mehl@ecb.europa.eu


Link CfP:
2021 IFM Annual Meeting